The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Apple, Inc.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple
London / City of London
Rank 133 140 154
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing Apple 20 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.36% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 1.58% 0.91% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 12
Median daily rate £315 £181 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.79% -44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £200 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £210 £280
% change year-on-year
+45.23% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £17.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -9.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1269 1214 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.03% 40.08% 43.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 885 1648
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 53
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.62 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.66% +14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £28.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Apple as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Apple across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Apple Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Apple
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Apple across the City of London region.

Apple Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Apple also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Apple.

1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) Apple iOS
3 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
4 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.23%) MS Office
4 13 (30.23%) iPad
5 12 (27.91%) iOS Development
6 11 (25.58%) Apple Swift
6 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
6 11 (25.58%) Objective-C
7 10 (23.26%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) Scrum
7 10 (23.26%) Linux
8 9 (20.93%) Xcode
8 9 (20.93%) TDD
8 9 (20.93%) User Experience
8 9 (20.93%) BDD
9 8 (18.60%) iPhone
9 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
10 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
10 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
10 7 (16.28%) VMware
10 7 (16.28%) Degree
10 7 (16.28%) Mobile Development
11 6 (13.95%) Casper Suite
11 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
11 6 (13.95%) Disruptive Innovation
11 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
11 6 (13.95%) Cocoa

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (30.23%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) G Suite
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (4.65%) PBX
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Xcode
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) MSI
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) iOS Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Desktop Support
4 8 (18.60%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Support Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (13.95%) Administrator
6 6 (13.95%) Objective-C Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Senior iOS Developer
8 4 (9.30%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Systems Support
9 3 (6.98%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Cocoa
1 6 (13.95%) RESTful
2 4 (9.30%) JSON
2 4 (9.30%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) Core Data
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) HTML5
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
4 1 (2.33%) Django
4 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) iPad
2 9 (20.93%) User Experience
3 8 (18.60%) Blackberry
3 8 (18.60%) iPhone
4 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
5 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
6 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (4.65%) Wiki
8 1 (2.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (2.33%) Fintech
8 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Apple iOS
3 14 (32.56%) Windows 7
4 10 (23.26%) Linux
5 6 (13.95%) Mac OS
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.63%) Android
6 5 (11.63%) Unix
6 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) iOS Development
3 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 9 (20.93%) BDD
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 7 (16.28%) Mobile Development
5 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.95%) Disruptive Innovation
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) OO
6 6 (13.95%) OOD
6 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
7 5 (11.63%) Coaching
8 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (6.98%) Workflow
10 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
10 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) Apple Swift
1 11 (25.58%) Objective-C
2 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCA
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Casper Suite
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.65%) Cobbler
2 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Sophos
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Avaya
6 2 (4.65%) Google
6 2 (4.65%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) Samsung
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